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Superdrug MUA (make up academy) makeup is amazing. The end.

(95 Posts)
MrsMeow Sun 23-Sep-12 19:56:35

I know it's been posted about on here before but I came across it in another town and thought I'd try it as they don't sell it in my local Superdrug. I bought the 'undressed' eyeshadow palette which is almost exactly the same as the Urban Decay Naked one and seems to be really pigmented so you e lots of colour which stays put all day. I also got some lipsticks and lipglosses. The lipgloss are pretty good and smell fantastic, but the lipsticks are the dogs whatsits! They stay on for hours and look great either applied as a normal lipstick or just dabbed on with a sheer lipgloss over the top - I used Clinique as that seems to have staying power too, and it looked just like a lip stain.

Definitely worth a try smile

MrsMeow Sun 23-Sep-12 19:57:22

Whoops forgot to say, the eyeshadows are £4 and the lipsticks £2 each.

MrsMeow Sun 23-Sep-12 20:01:15

Lipsticks are £1 even!


BobblyOrangeGoldGussets Sun 23-Sep-12 20:04:16

Thanks MrsMeow, I will give it a go. I have very thin lips [sa] so my lippy comes off really quicky. If I can get more pigmented ones cheaply, I will be very happy.

StellaAndFries Sun 23-Sep-12 20:07:17

I love that pallette too, it blends so easily and lasts all day. I was very impressed with the lipsticks too, I'm going to try some of the single eyeshadows next.

cocolepew Sun 23-Sep-12 20:11:11

My Superdrug sells this, I'm going to have a look for that palette, thanks!

picturesinthefirelight Sun 23-Sep-12 20:13:47

I bought some last year for a group of children to use in a dance show. It lasted really well and showed up under bright stage lights. I bought it because it was so cheap.

MrsMeow Sun 23-Sep-12 20:15:25

They do do other colours, but this is almost exactly the same as the naked palette which I've wanted for ages but couldn't justify buying. For £4 though I couldn't leave it there!

I also got one of the singular eyeshadows for £1 in a creamy silver colour for those days when I can't be bothered doing my eyes properly and it is just as good, if not slightly better than my MAC one.

Bobbly, the lipsticks really do have staying power, worth try smile

cocolepew Sun 23-Sep-12 20:17:58

I can't afford Urban Decay so this sounds ideal grin

AlmostAGoldHipster Sun 23-Sep-12 20:22:19

I totally agree! The MUA eyeshadows are actually much better than Smashbox, which I've been using for years! I'm a convert!

blondiep14 Sun 23-Sep-12 20:23:05

I bought a blusher and a bronzer this Summer - bloody fab stuff.
Will try the eyeshadows and lipsticks next.

Itsgottabebags Sun 23-Sep-12 20:24:11

Think you get a free eyeshadow palette too if you spend around 8 quid on there stuff at Superdrug at the moment.

MrsDmitriTippensKrushnic Sun 23-Sep-12 20:25:00

It is great isn't it? It's the only make-up I've bought that actually stays on my face. Usually colours disappear in an hour or so, but these I have to remove at the end of the day (I bought make up wipes! First time ever grin)

They do this lovely iridescent purple that, as DD describes it, looks like butterfly wings. Oh, and all their kohl pencils (£1) come with sharpeners in their lids. Superdrug often do a 3-for-2 deal as well.

MrsDmitriTippensKrushnic Sun 23-Sep-12 20:26:25

You can buy them online too

Itsgottabebags Sun 23-Sep-12 20:28:10

Offer is online at the MUA site too [ here]

BobblyOrangeGoldGussets Sun 23-Sep-12 20:40:37

I am definitely excited now. I have a free day on Wednesday and our Superdrug does eyebrow threading and dying, so I will go and get my monobrow sorted and then get some nice new lipsticks.

The mind boggles: they do the threading in the chair in the window of Superdrug, but the can do chin and lip hair threading too. I couldn't imagine having my 'tache and beard removed so publicly confused.

BrianButterfield Sun 23-Sep-12 20:42:16

I bought a bronzer there for £1 and it's miles better than the Urban Decay one I had before. It's nice and light which is good for a pale person like me and just makes me look like I've caught the sun a bit. ONE POUND!

MrsMeow Sun 23-Sep-12 20:44:36

Gutted, I missed out on the freebie!

Bobbly, our Debenhams does that too. It puts me off a bit, I think I'd feel like a freak show from years gone by. The bearded lady or something!

Jacaqueen Mon 24-Sep-12 13:37:49

I went into Superdrug to have a look today on the strength of this thread. I got the Undressed palette, 3 lipsticks and 1 lip gloss for £9 and got the Immaculate Collection of 24 eyeshadows for free.

I looked at the blushers and bronzes and can't believe that I didn't just buy them to try given how cheap they were.

I also stocked up on Nivea tinted moisturiser which was £1.79 and Batiste dry shampoo which was half price.

micku5 Mon 24-Sep-12 13:40:25

I went into our super drug at Bluewater and they didn't have a very big range sad just a few mono eyeshadows, nail polishes and the lipsticks. Will have to find a larger store nearby.

MrsMeow Mon 24-Sep-12 19:37:02

Micku5, you can buy them online from Superdrug or MUA as well, although obviously you can't see the colours in the flesh so to speak.

I wore the bluey grey eyeshadow from the undressed palette today and it has stayed put until just now when I had a shower. So impressed. I'll definitely try the blushers next time I come across the range.

MrsMeow Mon 24-Sep-12 19:38:09

MrsDimitri, that purple sounds fab! Is it one of the mono ones?

AViewfromtheFridge Mon 24-Sep-12 19:49:32

The 'Me Me Me' range from Superdrug is also really good. They have bronzer palettes which are just like the Bobbi Brown ones.

MrsDmitriTippensKrushnic Mon 24-Sep-12 20:36:55

It is Mrs Meow. 'Tis Shade 9 - Pearl smile

The dark green shiny one (Shade 7) is rather nice too, although I only tend to wear it when I have red hair.

MrsMeow Mon 24-Sep-12 20:57:41

I've just done a google image search - it's gorgeous! And exactly the same as my urban decay one.

The one I posted about above is shade 2, it's brilliant for all over the lids smile

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